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10 face charges after drug raids in Capital

10 face charges after drug raids in Capital

TEN Phnom Penh residents have been arrested in two separate drug raids for alleged illegal drug use and drug trafficking. Pen Rath, deputy police chief, said seven people were arrested on Friday in Daun Penh district, while three others were arrested yesterday in Chamkarmon district. Police discovered 12 packages of yaba tablets during the two raids. The suspects are currently detained in Daun Penh and Chamkarmon police headquarters, Pen Rath said, adding that they will be charged today in municipal court.

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